Ryan Van Winkle


Ryan serves as Project Manager for Bright Spark, Bridge Innovate’s social innovation designed to ignite creative confidence within students and educators. Ryan also supports the Bridge team with process facilitation, knowledge capture, client services support, and studio management.  

With a bachelor’s degree in Business Management (Finance) from the University of Tennessee, Ryan enjoys the ability to approach business problems both technically and creatively at Bridge Innovate. In pursuit of an international career, Ryan is attending graduate school to study Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Milan, Italy beginning September-2017.

Ryan enjoys playing competitive tennis in his free time and currently serves as Head Coach for the Chattanooga Christian School tennis team. Youth development in academics and sports is one of Ryan’s greatest passions. He hopes to continue coaching as he develops his career.